collapsible collapsible  /kə ˈlæp sə bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) capable of collapsing or being collapsed

News

  1. Sunday Conversation with … Rob Kelly Woodstock man finds gold in his neighborhood

    On a perfect Saturday afternoon, Rob Kelly plopped his collapsible stool in the middle of Cherokee County’s Blankets Creek, shoveled some quartz gravel into a green pan and proceeded to find gold.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

  2. But does it work? Reporters review popular consumer products

    From those amped-up TV ads, you have to wonder how humanity survived before collapsible garden hoses and earwax vacuums. Akron Beacon Journal consumer reporter Betty Lin-Fisher, food writer Lisa Abraham and I have been reporting on our testing of some often-touted products, many of which are...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Appeal-Democrat

Quotes

  1. "New Zealand is sending two generators, tarpaulins, collapsible water containers, and 500 blankets following a request for assistance from Papua New Guinea," Mr Peters said.
    on Nov 28, 2007 By: Winston Peters Source: Scoop.co.nz

  2. Luckily for the snake, the titanosaur hatchlings had soft skeletons that "may have been somewhat collapsible, so you can fold their ribs up a bit and get them in your mouth," Wilson said.
    on Mar 1, 2010 By: Jeffrey Wilson Source: Wired News

  3. "I was thrilled to play the game at the Cow Palace, not only because it was in front of our home fans, but because I loved the rims there," Barry says. "They were almost as kind as the collapsible ones they have nowadays."
    on Feb 16, 2007 By: Rick Barry Source: NBA.com

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